[act-ma] CME Sunday film: Looking for Fidel and...
sar8 at verizon.net
Mon Dec 3 12:39:20 PST 2012
All the following events will be held at the Center for Marxist
550 Mass. Ave, 2nd floor, Central Square, Cambridge near the Central
Square MBTA station on the Red Line
Sunday, December 9 @ 6 p.m.
Looking for Fidel 2011, English Narration, 63 minutes
Come see Oliver Stone’s candid, in-depth conversation with Fidel
Castro. Stone challenges Castro to explain actions following the
execution of three political dissidents who attempted to hijack a
ferry to the United States in April 2003. Castro's response and his
actions were condemned throughout the capitalist world, further
isolating Cuba. Stone was given unprecedented access, interviewing
not only Castro, but many of the prisoners, their wives, leading
dissidents and human rights advocates -- all of whom express their
views forcefully in the emotionally charged environment of Cuba today.
China Study, Thursday December 13 @ 7 p.m.
"Presentation and discussion on the results of China's 18th Party
Congress, the new leadership and possible implications for policy."
Samia Halaby, Saturday, December 15 @ 3 p.m.
“My experience as the first artist invited from the US in Cuba’s
3rd Havana Biennial”
Samia Halaby, a Palestinian artist now living in NY, discusses her
experience in Cuba, a state where the working class took power. She
examines differences between the bourgeoisie's Venice Biennale of
1988 and the Havana Biennial of 1989. The presentation also provides
background on abstraction and its sources in revolution, and
contrasts it with the idealism behind current, very retrograde,
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